I lived as a foreigner in America for 15 years. The day I became an American citizen was one of the easiest, yet hardest days of my life. The process itself was quite simple. My parents had already been naturalized, so all I had to do was take the Oath of Allegiance and sign the Certificate of Naturalization. However, in that short one-hour ceremony, I had relinquished my Indian citizenship, losing something I had from birth, and had pledged myself to “the home of the free and the land of the brave.”
“No president who performs his duties faithfully and conscientiously can have any leisure.” Through the way to achieve glory, a person has to overcome many difficulties, not only that they have to sacrifice many things like age, energy, time and something more relevant to your life, but also in immediate time, you may catch the last straw. For instance, James Knox Polk, who tried to run for a position in political government, unfortunately, he failed many times since the age of 29, but angle smiled with him, he became 11th President of United States. Firstly, we should joint down about his background.
The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1925, has been one of the most widely read books for decades. Having inspired the production of two movies and merchandise, the novel features a young man by the name of Gatsby wielding his way through life, becoming rich through odd means for one main goal, a woman named Daisy. Gatsby was born to a farmer in North Dakota and ever since he was a child, he had always envisioned a better life for himself than farming. Along the path to his better life, he stumbled across Daisy, however, he was shipped to war and was unable to obtain her when he returned. Throughout time, there have been famous people who resemble Gatsby in all means of ways whether it be illegal activity, wealth, manipulation, or just one main goal and a man by the name of James Jerome Hill may just take the prize winner for leading a life most similar to Gatsby’s.
“in my younger more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that ive been turning over in my head ever since. “whenever you feel like criticizing someone, “just remember that all people in this world haven’t had all the advantages that you’ve had.”ch.1 Analysis: nicks father is telling him not to judge or look down on to people of less because you don’t know what they have been through even if they are of lower stature, They can be better than you personality wise and not be rich. 6. “his speaking voice, a gruff husky tenor added to the impression of fractiousness he conveyed.
“American Mirror”, a biography written by Deborah Solomon, goes through the life of the famous American artist, Norman Rockwell. Foremost, it is clear that despite Rockwell’s wealth, he led a normal life, which includes the ups and downs of living. A couple examples in the book are, “Rockwell was asked to illustrate a children’s book… He signed his first book cover Normal P. Rockwell”(52).
In the novel, A Lesson Before Dying, Ernest Grains, displays what a hero is in his perspective. Grains describes his hero just how I embody mine, selfless, devoted, and loyal from a man who hasn’t known me my whole life but, treats me like he does. My stepfather, has only been in our lives for about 9 years but, has proved to my family and I that he is willing to sacrifice everything for us. He single handedly bought us a new home after 2 years of moving from California to Laredo. At first, my siblings and I were sketchy but little did we know he would turn out to be our noble and considerate hero.
Free them, and make them politically and socially, our equals? My own feelings will not admit of this; and if mine would, we well know that those of the great mass of white people will not” (Lincoln). In Peoria, Illinois, 1854, our own president said to the crowd that he wouldn’t free the slaves and
Evidence of the first factor arose during the States investigation when they identified that while Adam was in fifth grade, he once stated, “that he did not think highly of himself and believed that everyone else in the world deserved more than he did” (Sedensky, 2013, p 33). Additionally, a teacher remarked that he was intelligent, but not normal, with antisocial issues. Overall, he managed fairly well until he was in seventh grade, this is when his mother noticed a significant deterioration in his behavior. Others described him as being quiet, barely speaking or even participating and very hard to communicate with. More importantly, his writings had a disturbing amount of violence in them, throughout middle school.
The show Band of Brothers was produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks who, at the time, recently had success with a World War II film entitled Saving Private Ryan. Spielberg and Hanks used their expertise on war films to craft the exceptional television series Band of Brothers which originally aired on HBO in 2001. The show follows “Easy” Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, of the 101st Airborne Division, from the moment they begin their training to the moment their deployment ends. Throughout the show we see the men of “Easy” Company mature a thousand times over. The men experience love, loss, and death at rate that is inconceivable to someone that has never experienced the theatre of war.
Besides his NFL career he was also known to many as a great father him and his wife Olivia had three boys. Two of them are professional football players Eli and Peyton manning. “I know my daddy loved me, but in his generation they didn 't hug their kids and tell them that. I have done that, but Tony just reinforced that idea. When I saw Eli on Sunday (before the Giants ' playoff game), I hugged him.
Grant reluctantly attended West Point against his will and graduated middle of his class. While he was not meant to do much by the time the Civil War arose Grant whipped into shape to become one of the greatest leaders of all time. It didn 't take him long to move up the ranks. In September of 1861 grant had mentioned had moved up the rank of brigadier general.
The Title of my book is UNBROKEN the Author of UNBROKEN is Laura Hillenbrand. The Publisher of UNBROKEN is Random House, UNBROKEN was published November 16, 2010 and there are 307 pages in UNBROKEN. UNBROKEN talks about a little boy named Louie Zamperini who would alway get in trouble. The reason why I decided to read UNBROKEN for my summer reading was because it sounded like it would be a good book to read over the summer. Laura Hillenbrand is the author of the 1# New York Times bestsellers UNBROKEN: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption and Seabiscuit:
“No man better merited than Mr. John Adams” (McCullough 135) written by Thomas Jefferson regarding Adams devotion during the writing of the Declaration of Independence. Adams devoted his life to America. From a young age, with great influence from his father, he withdrew from farming to pursue a more judicial career. Adams should be honored on the U.S. currency due to his many devotions, sacrifices, and achievements that he has accumulated for America. Sacrificing his desire to farm, he attended Harvard.
The difficulty of transitioning from military service member to contributing civilian citizen has been acknowledged by the United States government as early as 1924. As wars have come and gone, so too have versions of veteran’s benefits; including that of education aid. The tone and outcome of the wars have impact on the veteran’s education programs that follow. Philip M. Callaghan, of The American Legion Magazine, details the upswing and fall by explaining, “The golden age of college benefits for veterans ended on June 25, 1950, at about 4 a.m., Korean Standard Time.” Before that moment, WWII veterans enjoyed a lucrative version of the bill which afforded them a home loan and education that the average, 1940’s American could not have funded